Syria + 6 more

IOM Regional Response to the Syria Crisis - 13 September 2012

Situation Report
Originally published


This report is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on its humanitarian response for the crisis in Syria. The summary covers events and activities until 12 September.

- Syria: A flight chartered by IOM returned 263 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from Damascus to the Philippines on 11 September.

  • Jordan: IOM has started operating in Thnebe, 1km away from the Syrian border, however security conditions are currently hampering operations.

  • Lebanon: IOM assisted a total of 3,345 individuals (697 families) with winterization NFIs and household shelter support items.

  • Iraq: IOM completed an assessment regarding the migration patterns, livelihoods, registration and needs of Syrian refugees and Iraqi returnees. IOM staff conducted 65 interviews with Syrian refugee families, 196 interviews with Iraqi returnees.

  • Turkey: IOM Turkey distributed 2,500 mattresses, 7,000 pillows and 5,000 bed linens in Akcakale camp in the past week.